1 ivms -4200 Client Software User Manual Version Contents Chapter 1. Overview .. 3. 3. Running Environment .. 3. Chapter 2. Starting ivms -4200 .. 4. User Registration .. 4. Wizard for Importing Device .. 4. User Login .. 9. Control Panel and Main Menu Bar Introduction .. 10. Account Management .. 13. Chapter 3. Connecting and Local Management for DVR, NVR and Network Cameras .. 15. Device Adding in the Device Management Interface .. 15. Adding Device .. 15. Device 17. Adding a Camera Group .. 18. Live 19. Basic Operations in Live View .. 21. Capture in Live View .. 22. PTZ Control in Live View .. 23. Alarm and Event in Live 27. View Alarm /Event Information.
2 27. Alarm Log Linkage .. 28. Block the Alarm from Certain Device .. 29. Local Recording and Capture .. 31. Recording and Picture Capturing on the host PC for the ivms -4200 .. 31. Local 32. Playback of Local Stored Files .. 32. Instant Playback .. 34. E-map Management .. 35. Adding a E-map .. 35. The Hot Spot Function .. 37. The Hot Region Function .. 41. Chapter 4. Remote Control and Management for DVR, NVR and Network Cameras .. 43. Remote Recording .. 43. Recording on the Storage Device on the DVR, NVR or Network Camera .. 43. Recording on the Storage Server PC NVR .. 47. Remote Playback .. 51. Remote Device Management and Configuration .. 55. Basic Information.
3 55. General Settings .. 56. Camera Management .. 57. Network Settings .. 57. Alarm Settings .. 58. User Management .. 60. HDD Settings .. 61. Exception Settings .. 61. File Management .. 62. Log Management .. 63. Holiday Settings .. 64. Other Settings (RS-232 Settings and Remote Upgrade) .. 64. Channel-zero Settings .. 65. Resource Usage .. 66. Camera Settings .. 66. Picture Settings .. 68. Video Quality .. 69. Record Schedule .. 70. Video Display .. 72. Motion Detection .. 74. Tampering Alarm .. 75. Video Loss Detection .. 76. PTZ Parameters Settings .. 77. Network Connection .. 77. Chapter 5. Forwarding Video Stream from Stream Media Server .. 77. Adding a Stream Media Server.
4 78. Forwarding Video Stream via the Stream Media Server .. 78. Chapter 6. Decoding Video Stream and Displaying the Video on TV Wall .. 79. Adding Decoding Device .. 79. Editing TV Wall .. 81. Display Videos on the TV Wall .. 83. PC Decoder .. 84. Chapter 7. Log Management .. 85. Local Log Search .. 85. Log 85. Opening Log Files .. 86. Chapter 8. System Configuration .. 87. General Configuration .. 87. File Saving Path 88. Alarm Sound Configuration .. 88. Email Configuration .. 89. Chapter 9. FAQ .. 91. Live 92. 92. 92. Chapter 1. Overview Description ivms -4200 is a video management Software using a distributed structure to provide centralized management for all the connectable devices.
5 It can manage the NVR, DVR, IP cameras, compression card and decoders. With different management and configuration modules and a reasonable collocation, it provides many solutions for different surveillance scenario, medium or small scale. It is a steady and reliable system with functions like real-time monitoring, video recording and searching, file backup, TV wall displaying, etc. This user Manual describes the function, configuration and operation steps of ivms -4200 Software . To ensure the properness and stability of the Software , please refer to the contents below and read the Manual carefully before installation and operation. Running Environment Operating system: Microsoft Windows 7/Windows 2008 32/64 bit operating system Windows 2003/2000/Windows XP(32 bit operating system).
6 CPU Intel Pentium IV GHz or above Memory 1G or above Display 1024*768 or above Note . To simultaneously live view for many channels, or for the channel with high resolution, the higher hardware configuration is needed. The Software does not support 64 bit operating system; the above mentioned 64 bit operating system refers to the system which supports 32 bit operating system as well. Chapter 2. Starting ivms -4200. User Registration For the first time to use the ivms -4200 Software , you need to register a super user for login. Enter the super user name, password and confirm the password in the dialog box and click Register. Then, you can log in as the super user.
7 Note: Enter, Space, and TAB keys are invalid for the user name and password. The password cannot be empty, and it should not be less than six characters and can't be copied and pasted. Wizard for Importing Device Purpose: The main function of the ivms -4200 is to manage network devices remotely. Thus the task on the top hierarchy is to register the device to the management list. For the first time user, the wizard message box pops up to ask you whether you want to be guided for the basic operation of the Client Software . If this is not the first time you use the Client Software , the wizard doesn't pop up, and you can also use the wizard, click Help and Open Wizard.
8 Click to start the wizard, or click Cancel to exit the wizard. Steps: 1. According to the hint, click Add icon to add devices to the management list of the Software . 2. Create a nickname for the device, enter the IP address and the port number of the remote device, enter the user name, and the password of the device. 3. Click Add icon to add the device. If you add the device with a domain name, you can check the Private Domain Mode checkbox. And create a nickname, enter the domain name and port number, and enter the admin name and password of the device to add the device. You can also click Show online device to show the device connected to the same Local Area Network.
9 Adding the active online devices Steps: 1) Select the device in the device list, and the information of the device such as the MAC address the Software Version and the serial number is shown in the left part. The information in this part can't be modified. 2) In the Network information area, you can modify the IP address the Subnet Mask and the Port number with entering the admin password of the device. 3) You can also recover the default password for the device, with the code provided by the authorized engineers. 4. Adding Camera Group When adding a device, you can check the Export to group checkbox to export the device you added to certain camera group.
10 By default, the name of the group is the same with the name of the device you just added. If you want you customize the camera choosing for the group and the group name. You uncheck the Export to Group checkbox and click Next page on the Wizard, to enter the adding group interface. Click Save to add a new user. Click Modify to change the settings for the new user. 5. Click the on Group dialog box. Edit the name of group and then click OK to save your settings. The added group will be displayed in the list. 6. Import Channels to Group In the left area on the Camera Import interface, click to select the channels and then click Import button to import the selected channels to the Group on the right.